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Natural History Museum

Features Animals
Leopold Takawira Avenue | Centenary Park, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
+263 9 230 046
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This is a great museum

Never judge a book by its cover. Although the museum doesn't look too much from the outside, it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tim B
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bit pricey for what it is

Came here to kill a few hours before a train. Nice museum with animal, geology and human history... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gráinne L
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Since 1964 this four-story museum has been an important homage to the history, culture and people of Africa.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Leopold Takawira Avenue | Centenary Park, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never judge a book by its cover. Although the museum doesn't look too much from the outside, it is actually a very good museum. Entry cost me $10usd. First you walk through an interpretation of the African wilderness. It features the second largest ever mounted...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to kill a few hours before a train. Nice museum with animal, geology and human history sections. Seems a little outdated with many of the paragraphs sounding quite colonial and references to Rhodesia common. Needs a little updating but nice. At 10$ entry...More

Thank Gráinne L
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I spent a few hours here after a long flight. As Natural History Museums go this was better than average and offered both a Natural and Historic views of Zimbabwe. The museum is a little tired looking but then so is much of Zimbabwe. It...More

Thank mclbteitelbaum
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Visited her recently with my children. Loads to learn and see. Well kept and well looked after a must see

Thank Nisha P
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I have been to the natural history museum in Pretoria, South Africa and was horribly disappointed with the out of date information and dated exhibits, so when I walked into this museum I was only to pleasantly surprised with the exhibits. The rock and minerals...More

Thank Nadia A
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

The museum is very well done. This was my first trip to the area and I learned so much about Zimbabwe during my visit. Well done. My only recommendation would be making the place accessible.

Thank sarahoU6089SR
Reviewed 19 April 2017

An excellently maintained and curated museum and research facility. Clearly well managed and very interesting. Well worth a visit on a rainy afternoon in January

Thank Copey3
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Provides and extensive catalog and displays of history, geology, animals, birds and insects. Features a library as a major source for scientific and educational activities and embraces a comprehensive library and exhibition galleries.

Thank hikwam
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Wonderful experience, learnt and discovered a lot. A good place for anyone interested in biodiversity of animals. Will recommend comfortable shoes.

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This museum is a wonderful series of displays that cover the natural history of a wonderful area and has a wonderful selection of displays of a wide biodiversity

Thank Rhodesia1965
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Para M
22 December 2016|
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Response from Malcolm B | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet would be to phone them on the following numbers ( +263) 9 250045 or 9 23004 they are also on face book
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